Tag Archives | Brunello di Montalcino

A narrow street in Montalcino in Tuscany

Brunello celebrates its 50th birthday

Brunello di Montalcino in Tuscany has celebrated its fiftieth birthday as a DOC. It was in 1966 that the wine, as one of the first in Italy, received its denomination of origin. Brunello currently has great success in the export market. 70% of the production is exported. The US is the largest market, Canada and […]

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View over vineyards and San Gimignano in Tuscany

Prestigious producer in Montalcino tasted: Col d’Orcia

Tenuta Col d’Orcia is one of the most famous producers in the region around Montalcino where they produce the exclusive Brunello di Montalcino and the somewhat more affordable Rosso di Montalcino. The winery contacted us and asked if we might be interested in tasting their wines. Of course we are, we said. Read the report […]

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